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. but for pakistan. it's the northern part of pakistan. waziristan, which is where the new homeland is of terrorist is who would attack the american homeland. i think what the objective would be is to have a small number of bases, small number of soldiers from which you could direct the trone attacks or special forces. remember, in the raid to kill bin laden, launching area was from afghanistan. and if we hadn't had afghanistan as the base from which we could launch, we'd have to do it by aircraft carrier or other means. it seems we should be infinitely more difficult. that is a strategic objective today. whether obama will be able to negotiate it, i don't know. but he did not succeed negotiating something similar in iraq. >> bret: the taliban is a big question about what happens after 2014. a lot of talk that we have had around this table over the years, 11 of them, has been about the taliban has a tempt calendar than we do. they operate in decades and centuries, while the u.s. has a different calendar here locally. today, karzai said there is a new effort underway to recognize tal taliban. >> we
-awlaki was taken out bay drone strike in september of 2011 in yemen. america's use of drone in pakistan, has obviously increased substantially under president obama. we are getting word of senior taliban commander was killed in a strike tuesday in pakistan northwest territory. drone strike. guantanamo bay detension facility that is open and the resigning of fisa, all bush era war on terror programs that continued or expanded and now rendition. >> new case is raising questions about the detention policy. >> arrested in augustover seas in jabuti. training for one suspects a the men were held in secret, interrogated by the authorities and u.s. agents. detention only became public when the documents were unveiled in december and the me briefly appeared in a brooklyn court. >> appropriate venue is not to take somebody involved in a civil war in east africa and bring them to the eastern district of new york. to be prosecuted in a control court. >> he says there is no evidence that the client who admits he is a member committed crime against the u.s. citing a thin indictment that has conspiracy to
strike in pakistan. the seventh such attack in two weeks. today's started the main town in the north waziristan tribal area. strikes likebe that one are not popular in pakistan or at home with many on the left. the president nominee to head the c.i.a. is the architect of the drone policy. tonight, chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge tells us john brennan facing questions how questions were asked under his watch. >> with 25 years at the agency, john brennan's career overlaps with the c.i.a. interrogation program under president bush, which included the waterboarding of self-described khalid sheikh mohammed. the american civil libertys union said despite raising concerns over the terrorism tactics of the white house, they should not move on the nomination until all senators can assess the role of the c.i.a. and any role by bren nan himself in forture. the choice of brennan the aclu sees a largeer program. >> much of the legal architecture that the bush administration used to justify so-called war on terror is being continued by the obama administration. >> with the 6,00
in pakistan. the u.s. war on terror grown reliant on the unmanned vehicles that are prepared for flight an armed with the hell fire missiles. >> i believe john brennan taking over at c.i.a. will ensure that the drone program will comet. the administration has been -- and brennan particular, selling us on the fact that drones is the magic weapon. >> bret: >> reporter: president bam banal herted the drones from the predecessor. despite his criticism of bush, he has empanded the program employing agilities to authorize 300 drone strikes that killed # ,500 people. it has long strangeed relakes with pakistan and civilian who complain about the civilian casualties. >> we endeavor to redouse zillian casualties as much as possible. -- civilian casualties as much as possible. taking the fight to al-qaeda made the united states safer. >> worked to embed evidents to a strong legal frame wok. >> civil bi liberty groups. >> the u.s. government is using drones far from the battlefield to kill people who are not presenting any threat to the united states. that is the under which force used forren the
'tbe proposing a single payer plan. or stop the drone war in pakistan. he is able to get covered because he takes positions which i agree with. i support gay rights and it is great he elevated it. but he gets a pass in a way. a lot of liberals are saying that this is liberal because of that. >> bret: chuck, there was a quote that caught a lot of people's eye from dan pfeiffer, the communication director that said this. he said this -- there is a moment of opportunity now that is important. what is frustrating is that we don't have a political system or an opposition party worthy of the opportunity. >> well, that was a nasty crack at the american political system. i guess i would say. that is what jumped out at me. the republicans is in there, but we heard that before. i think he walked it back later on and tried to say well, that was just this or that. rather contentious way to sum up the day. i guess, just briefly onbe what we have been talking about the whole civil rights aspect. feeling about the inauguration of the reassembling of the block-by-block democratic coalition built up to re-elect b
time we are focusing on the leadership in afghanistan and pakistan,be taking the top-down approach, they are growing from the bottom up. they are expanding, they have armies and equip in the mal that i shall has migrated from libya. this is what happens i think when the united states doesn't take its involvement in the wars seriously. >> bret: bigger role or not? >> bigger role. >> bret: bigger role or not? >> yes, here. >> only logistical. >> bret: that is it for the panel. stay tuned to see how doing things what feels like the right thing may not be the best thing to do. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needingo go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alco
in pakistan. the teachers were on the way home working from primary school for girls. the attack was a reminder of the risk to women and essential kateors. and aide workers from the islamic militants who opposed their work in that country. there were more than just fireworks lighting up the sky over iran with the new year's. the country has been spending the last few days launching barrage of missile tests in the critical passal way for oil in the world. correspondent leland vittert with more on what is behind tehran latest saber rattling. >> in heavily publicly publicized war games on iran tv, iran knavery proudly showed off -- iran navy showed off the antiship vessels and mines, those to be used to disrupt shipping in the strait of hormuz. sea channel that cuts between uran and united arab emirates through a fifth of the world's oil flows. >> no oil will be transported through the strait, threatened the iran deputy head of the commission of foreign affairs. no matter by the tankers or the her chant ships he continued. since the 1980s, iran used the strait as strategic trump car
is happening everywhere. it's happening in mali. happening in algeria. obviously in pakistan an afghanistan. so mali, yemen and elsewhere. this is what the bush administration had talked about and what it created infrastructure to deal with. i think what we have got to understand, in the case of algeria, we ask ourselves why did the algerians attack right away? they went through a war for decade in the '90s with radical islamists who want to take over algeria, bloody a centerrable war. tens of thousands of ted. they weren't about to stand around and create a sound stage for terrorists had they just surrounded it and negotiated. i think they knew very well it would cost a lot of casualties but they were not prepared to do as we do in the west, as we did with the iranian hostage crisis, wait for a year-and-a-half. they struck and i think the news is going to be rather mixed when we hear about the final results. >> bret: at the same time, tucker, you have the f.b.i. director in libya today. apparently asking questions to officials there about the benghazi investigation. >> right. >> bret: which we
campaign in pakistan. more evidence that the followers are making north africa and yemen the base of operation. >> this is a fox news alert. state department put out word hillary clinton was discharged from the hospital. the medical team advises she is making good progress on all fronts and confident she will make a full recovery from the blood clot in her skull. we were told she had not been released though we had photo of video of her outside the hospital today now. the state department put out official release she has been released from the hospital. fox all-stars weigh in on a big fight op capitol hill next. ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? >>> i'm give
, then you have a complete exception for the c.i.a.'s use of drones in pakistan. so, how is that not endless war and how is that compliance with the rule of law? >> today at the white house briefing spokesman jay carney was pushed to explain the apparent contradiction. >> we need to do everything we can to keep americans an america safe as well as our allies. we need to do it in ways consistent with the values and our laws. >> we have been briefed on drones. we have been briefed when the drones have been used. but there is no real strategy there. there are no guidelines there. >> the new chairman of the house homeland security committee mike mccall says the video stills are more evidence that al-qaeda in north africa is in possession of weapons from lib yeah. earlier u.s. intelligence officials say they were working to verify weapons were used in the algerian crisis program. he exexpects the drone crisis to expand. >> wind down with the technology and the special forces that we have. similar drones, should be redirected to this front. >> neither the c.i.a. nor a spokesman for the national se
africa with al-qaeda. question marks about afghanistan. pakistan increasing the nuclear capability. it seems a more dangerous world than when secretary clinton took office. >> if john kerry was here and heard your summary he might have second thoughts about taking the job. yes, endless stream of problems. i don't know the people personally, but my understanding of the president he is a micro manager, not a delegator. george bush genuinely delegat delegated to the secretary of state. this president is micro manager even with hillary clinton. whatever john kerry does or says it's because that is what he knows or he believes that barack obama wants. personification of america minus the military force. in other countrys. in some respects insurgents are worse than assad. we know it from egypt and libya. what can we do without the military to back him up? there is a limited ability he can -- for what he can do. extend the president's will with diplomats. it doesn't matter who the secretary of state is. because they will say what barack obama wants him to say. >> bret: to the point, white
and pakistan. killed a lot of them. including bin laden. this is a global movement. senior u.s. intelligence officials acknowledge the arab spring, long-i'm ally sideline or degraded regional intelligence services and the weapons fuel capability of the islamist group. >> bret: iran and syria are threatening action against israel for airstrike inside syria wednesday. syria says israel hit a research facility. conor powell is sorting through things in jerusalem. >> syria's bloody civil war could be on the brink of expanding beyond the borders. as assad regime vowed to retaliation on airstrike on weapons convoy inside syria. u.s. officials confirm the strike on the convoy which was believed to be carrying sophisticated russian made fa-17. surface-to-air missiles from syria to t hezbollah fighters in lebanon. world leaders have long feared that the chaos of the syrian civil war would lead to transfer of weapons to extremist groups. syria denied weapons and claimed that israeli jets attacked a military facility outside damascus. syria's ally iran said there would be repercussions for israel. russ
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